Improved balance and gait function *
Improved quality of life
More enjoyable than traditional exercises
Early intervention may be key to improving and preserving function
Cardiovascular benefits equal to treadmill training **
Enhance social support networks
Increased motivation to exercise
Decreased frequency of balance loss and falls
This program was developed by Alina Fish, PT, who gained her experience at the world renowned Movement Disorder Center with Dr. Howard Hurtig. By combining her background in ballroom dancing, with years of experience treating Parkinson’s patients, she witnessed the benefits of using music and dance elements within traditional physical therapy.
This program is beneficial to people with all stages of Parkinson’s. For more information, please call our office at 215-947-3443.